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Sirens Tested on Thursday

County of Maui News Release

As part of routine maintenance, two Civil Defense emergency warning sirens on Molokai will be tested this Thursday, July 22, 2010. The test will include a two-minute sounding of each siren, the County of Maui Civil Defense Agency announced.

The two sirens, which are part of the state Emergency Alert System (EAS), are located at Kilohana Elementary School and at Kamalo. The siren at Kilohana will be tested at approximately 10 a.m.; the siren at Kamalo is expected to be tested at noon.

Thursday’s scheduled two-minute siren tones are for maintenance and testing purposes only.

For more information on emergency preparedness, including warning procedures, visit www.mauicounty.gov/CivilDefense.


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